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Children and young people’s mental health: focus group research

Reports from 3 organisations that were funded by DHSC to research people’s views about the proposals in the green paper.


Young Minds: student insights report on green paper proposals

Youth Access: consultations with young people on the green paper

National Children’s Bureau: Transforming mental health provision for children and young people


The Department of Health and Social Care funded Youth Access, Young Minds and the National Children’s Bureau to carry out a series of focus groups to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals.

The research was carried out as part of the 13-week consultation ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper’, which ran from 4 December 2017 to 2 March 2018.

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